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5 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Face Pimples at Home

Updated on September 4, 2018
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Neha has been writing beauty articles for five years. She is passionate about skincare and natural remedies.

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If you have a pimple on your face, you must be desperate to know the way to get rid of that pimple fast. Pimples are more prevalent in teenage and in early twenties. Some people have to face this ugly experience in middle adulthood. Excessive oil on skin, dead cells, and clogged pores results into painful pimples. There are many natural ways, which reduces the likelihood of getting pimples. Go through the following article, you will find some effective ways to get rid of pimples at home:

  • Treat constipation to get rid of pimples

Constipation can be a cause of pimples. Our inappropriate eating habits and stressful lifestyle leads to constipation. One can completely clear acne and pimples through getting rid of their constipation.

Removing toxins from your body is really important for healthy skin. Do not underestimate natural phenomenon of taking out toxins through bowel. If waste and toxins from your body is not eliminated as it should be, it will come out on your skin. This results into breakouts and ugly painful pimples.

To get rid of pimples by natural process, consider eating more fiber such as fruits. Add more water to your diet. If you are suffering from chronic constipation, you can take laxative that are foods or drugs taken in order to loose the stool. You can also take enema to treat your constipation. Laxatives are not considered good in long run as they weaken the colon. It's better to take advice of a natural therapist to treat a chronic constipation.

Do not take constipation problem lightly, if you want to get rid of pimples. Keep in mind, constipation is a big cause of acne.

Constipation is a big cause of pimples, don't ignore it.
Constipation is a big cause of pimples, don't ignore it. | Source
  • Fuller's Earth/Multani mitti works for getting rid of acne

To get rid of pimples naturally, you can try a mask made up of fuller earth, which is also called multani mitti. A face mask made up of multani mitti is the best way to deeply clean the pores. A very significant benefit of using this mud pack is that it stimulates blood circulation when mask get harden. This brings more oxygen to the skin, leaving it more live and clean.

The procedure of using fuller earth or multani mitti as a mud mask is given in following lines.

Add some water to the powder of fuller's earth, an easily available product in food stores. Let it be for 10 minutes. Now, mix it well. Add few drops of rose water in it. Apart from smelling excellent, rose water will also do toning to the pores. Apply to the skin affected with pimples and let it dry. Rinse off with warm water after 15 to 20 minutes. This mud mask is very effective in large and painful pimples as multani mitti will suck all the puss and dirt from the pores of acne.

  • Regular cleansing routine to clear acne and pimples

The best way to treat pimples naturally is to pay attention to your face cleansing schedule. If you are suffering from pimples, you must adopt a regular cleansing routine. A dedicated skin care regime can do wonders to the skin. Wash your face twice or thrice in a day, depending on the type of your skin such as if you have oily skin, wash thrice otherwise restrict it to twice a day. Your face must be clean of sweat, oil and makeup. You can also choose an antibacterial cleanser with salicylic acid for use on acne-prone skin.

Here are some tips to follow to make your skin clean:

  • Choose a homemade face wash or a quality face cleanser for gentle cleansing. A face wash should be mild that do not over dry your acne prone skin.
  • Cleanser should be medicated, if you have acne on skin. Try a homemade face wash by adding a pinch of turmeric powder to a tablespoon of gram flour. This anti-bacterial wash will give better result then any commercial cleanser.
  • Apply a natural toner after cleansing to restore your skin's natural pH level.

Ice cube helps to shrink large and painful pimples
Ice cube helps to shrink large and painful pimples | Source
  • Ice cubes are helpful for pimples treatment

The reason ice is used to get rid of pimples is that it freezes the pores, removing extra oil and dirt from your face skin. Rubbing ice cubes on face means less swelling on large painful pimples. It is quick and natural remedy to treat zits.

It is that remedy which will give you instant relief from large pimples. You can apply either crushed ice or an ice cube wrapped in a cloth. Using ice helps to shrink pimples. Though ice assists to reduce any kind of swelling of zits by shrinking the blood vessels, it does not treat the underlying infection.

I have oily skin and I love lemon on my face. It suits my skin better than any other natural thing.
I have oily skin and I love lemon on my face. It suits my skin better than any other natural thing. | Source
  • Lemon juice helps to fight against pimples

Lemon juice helps to clear up pimples from your face. The acid in lemon juice, when applied topically on the skin will fight with the acne causing bacteria. L-absorbic acid found in lemon will lend a hand in cleaning the clogged pores and this makes the pores appear minor. Besides helping in getting rid of pimples naturally, regular use of lemon also bestows you with a soft glow.

Lemon juice is inexpensive and you can easily find it in your kitchen. Lemon juice is also beneficial in lightening the scars of large pimples. Daily use if lemon on your face will improve your skin tone, reducing overall redness caused by the pimples.

Follow all the above tips and see that getting rid of pimples naturally is not an impossible task. Besides, never pop a pimple as this will aggravate the skin condition. Try to treat pimples at home first, if it does not work then consult a dermatologist.

© 2012 Neha Sadana


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      5 years ago

      Please have Cucumber (KHEERA) juice 15 ml+ Mint ( PUDEENA) juice 15ml + Tomato juice 10 ml + Lemon juice 10 ml + Glycerin 10ml shake well store. Apply this mixture over your face skin at bedtime wash face with water only in mnonirg. Continue this process daily for 4 weeks. You will feel some difference after 2 week application. Apply honey over acne for 2 hour daily. Intake of Honey 5ml with 15ml rose water daily for 4 week. Application of raw carrot paste over your face for 1 hour twice a week, will improve the texture of your face skin its natural glow. Drink water as much as you can , add Milk Curd in your daily diet green vegetables specially leafy will be prefered

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      5 years ago

      I have many pimples on my face so what to do.

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      5 years ago

      It worked.

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      6 years ago

      I have pimples on my face since 4 Years and i know reason why they comeout because of my mastrubution but i leav this practice since 1 yr but even though my pimples are not tottaly gone so suggest me a sollution how to get rid of this dirty and smelly pimples.

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      Arpana Purani Medical Esthetician 

      6 years ago

      Home made therapies are great and treat the skin and Acne ( Pimples) temporarily. Different Acne can be caused through many reassons

      1- hormonal Changes young and older age groups suffer through this . Teen years your bidy is telling its changinging and pre menapausal years

      2- geneticalky your parents might have it growing up or all their lives

      3- allerigies from products or food

      4- diet the food we eat

      5- acneic bacteria that lives on the skin

      Studies have shown over and over again esthetically we can treat the skin with home made therapies for and that may work. However internally a dermatogist is needed in sever cases to keep the skin from permanently scarring it.

      My suggestion try home made therapies for acne I to II 5 % acne such as monthly break out from menstrual cycles. Or even hormone changed.

      As far as over the counter the clarasinic brush or Benzoil Peroxide 5 to 10% is great. Anything beyond that for higher grade acne please consult you dermatologist with a medical Esthetician.

      Take Care and wish you all best if health!

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      6 years ago

      I use to cook food in kitchen

      And my skin is oily so it sweats a lot..

      So i want to ask does sweating will lead to more pimple breakouts?

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      6 years ago

      This s heni how to increase my face colour pls gime good solution,

      coming week my marriage

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      6 years ago

      Did it work? (The Lemon Mask)

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      6 years ago

      I'm going to try the lemon mask ehehe I'm going to reply if it works but I believe this :))))

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      6 years ago

      thanks for this!!!! let me try it and if it works I will tell it to my friends about the this site

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      7 years ago

      I think other web site owners should take this site as a model – very clean and excellent style and design, as well as the content. You are an expert in this topic!

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      7 years ago from India

      Hi, this is Paru. Many useful Tips in your hub for the people who are suffering from this. These are the simple tips which we can do at home. My cousin ridding from pimples i will tell her all the tips. and i reply you again about the result. Thank ou so much.


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